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Nutrition educators in Kandiyohi County facing cuts


WILLMAR — A cut in federal food support funding means the number of nutrition educators in Kandiyohi County will be cut in half — from two employees to just one.

It’s a ripple effect that will be felt across the state as part of the restructuring of University of Minnesota Extension nutrition programs. The programs do such things as teach teen moms and families living in poverty how to cook nutritious meals on a tight budget.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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